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Kim Payant Photography

Banff, Alberta View map

About

Kim Payant Photography is a Banff, Alberta-based wedding and elopement photography company that specializes in visual storytelling for your wedding, elopement and special occasion. Lead artist Kim offers a romantic and heartfelt approach to capturing the most genuine moments in all of her images. She is well versed in fashion, so she will make you feel comfortable in front of the camera for unbelievable shots. She photographed her first wedding as a photography student back in 2002. Since then she has done fashion and commercial photography before moving on to her true passion which is wedding photography.

Services Offered

Kim Payant Photography offers couples a number of services for their wedding. They can enjoy the exclusivity of her talents as she only books one event per day. Kim can be assisted by a second photographer if necessary. You will receive your collection of photos in high-resolution digital format. Her packages also include liability insurance.

Highlights

Photography Services

One event per day, 2nd shooter, add'l hours, engagement shoot, high-res, liability insurance, multi. locations

Starting Package

$1,500

Most Popular Package

$4,000

More information

What primary photographic style do you identify with?

Contemporary
Portraiture
Traditional

What photography items do you offer?

Albums
Canvas
Digital files
Flush mount
Matted prints
Prints
Proofs
Save the date
Thank you cards

Which of the following are included in the starting price?

Digital files
High-res

Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

Add'l hours
Albums
Digital files
Engagement shoot
Flush mount
High-res
illustration question

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    Shaelyn D. Getting married on 22/10/2022
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    stress free!

    Kim was extremely pleasant to work with! She made everything so comfortable and she gave us amazing directions and tips. We got our pictures back really quickly too. Thank you again Kim!!

    Kim Payant Photography's reply:

    Thank you so much for the great review! I had an amazing time taking your engagement photos in Banff!
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    Jaclyn M. Getting married on 22/08/2022
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    Beautiful Engagement Photos!

    My fiance worked with Kim to capture our engagement and Emerald Lake Lodge and she was amazing! She was knowledgeable about the location and the best spots to take photos, and was great to work with. She got our sneak peek photos to us so quickly so we were able to share the news with friends and family. Her photos were gorgeous, and we would absolutely recommend contacting Kim for your engagement/wedding photos!

    Kim Payant Photography's reply:

    Thank you so much Jaclyn and Tyler for your great review! I had an amazing time capturing your proposal at Emerald Lake Lodge and doing your engagement photos afterwards! I'm happy to hear you love the photos! Thanks again and I wish you all the best!
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    Karen H. Married on 22/05/2022
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    We would hire her again in a heartbeat!

    We had the best time being photographed by Kim for our Banff Springs Hotel elopement! We had never been professionally photographed as a couple, and as a couple of a "certain age" we didn't know what to expect. Kim made us comfortable immediately! We now have stunning photos that captured our happiness. I hope we can work with Kim again for future celebrations and I would recommend her highly to anyone who asks. Thank you Kim!

    Kim Payant Photography's reply:

    Thank you so much for having me photographed your intimate wedding at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel! I had a wonderful time taking your photos and happy to hear that you love them! Thanks again and I wish you all the best!
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    Stuart P. Married on 26/11/2021
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    Fantastic experience

    Me and my partner are from the UK and wanted our wedding in Banff so everything had to be done online. From the first day we contacted Kim asking for a quote to the day we received our photos everything came so easy, Kim was professional, kind, warm and made us feel at ease with our experience. The day of our wedding was fantastic and Kim took great photos, we're not normally comfortable having our pictures taken but Kim made it simple but effective. We are so pleased with our photos and would highly recommend Kim to anyone who is looking for a photographer for their special day.

    Kim Payant Photography's reply:

    Thank you so much for your great review! I had a wonderful time photographing your elopement at Buffalo Mountain Lodge! Thanks for braving the cold weather for some outdoor photos! Thanks again for having me photograph your wedding day and I wish you all the best!
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    Amy W. Married on 24/11/2021
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    Absolutely amazing!

    Kim was absolutely amazing to work with. Very knowledgeable and she thought of everything, even to have hand and foot warmers. She knew exactly where to go for all the pictures. We love love love our wedding photos. I highly recommend Kim.

    Kim Payant Photography's reply:

    Happy to hear you love your photos and had a great experience working with me! I had a great time photographing your Emerald Lake Lodge winter elopement!
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    Amanda S. Married on 20/10/2021
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    Banff Elopement

    We HIGHLY recommend Kim! We travelled across the country to elope in Banff and when we saw her work online, we knew she would absolutely capture the day perfectly. She is SO talented, very professional, responsive and super flexible especially since it was all coordinated during the pandemic! This was our first time with a professional photographer and she made our 1st experience so memorable and comfortable! She's incredibly easy-going and will take the time to get to know you and what exactly you are looking for. Highly recommend!!!

    Kim Payant Photography's reply:

    Thank you so much for your great review! I had a wonderful time photographing your wedding at Two Jack Lake! I'm happy you enjoyed your first photo experience working with me! Thanks again for having me photograph your wedding day and I wish you all the best!
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    Charlotte T. Married on 06/10/2021
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    Everything I Imagined

    We had such a good experience with Kim. We planned our wedding ourselves and she has so many great suggestions that we would of never thought of. We got married at Lake Louise and our photos turned out amazing, exactly how I imagined and better. Kim was amazing to work with, she made our day amazing!
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    Cindy Married on 28/09/2021
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    Brilliant Photos - Kim is a true professional!

    We had an excellent experience with Kim on our wedding day! She knows how to guide you to get the shot. She's professional and creative and knows what locations work best. She asked the right questions beforehand and was prepared. When we show our photos to people, their chins literally drop and their eyes go big....becasue they are amazing! We loved them so much, we are still looking at them everyday months later!

    Kim Payant Photography's reply:

    Thank you so much for your amazing review! I had a wonderful time photographing your wedding at the Banff Springs Hotel! You guys were so much fun to work with and I loved loved loved your wedding dress! Thanks again for having me photograph your wedding day and I wish you all the best!
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    Amanda M. Married on 21/09/2021
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    Best choice we made!

    Kim was the best choice we could have made when planning our mountain elopement. I highly recommend investing in an experienced photographer like Kim. Her professionalism and experience means so much on such an important day. She arrives early, keeps everyone on time and can adapt when things change (as they often do). She knows the Banff and Canmore area very well, and was able to make recommendations that made all the difference in our experience. It was a busy time of year to visit the mountains and Kim knew exactly where to go to avoid crowds. She made us feel comfortable and at ease in front of the camera. And our photos are absolutely stunning! All of our family and friends can't get over how beautiful our photos are. Kim captured us so well and so effortlessly.. I can't thank her enough or recommend her enough.

    Kim Payant Photography's reply:

    Thank you so much for having me photograph your wedding day! I had an amazing time taking your photos and so happy to hear you love them! Thanks again and I wish you all the best!

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Wedding Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Wedding Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Wedding Awards 2014 Winner
  • WeddingWire Wedding Awards 2013 Winner

Kim Payant Photography Real Weddings

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